Today’s topic for Knitting and Crochet Blog week is to create a dating profile for one of your projects. Meet Barney, a lonely teddy bear, seeking a fellow bear to hang out in the yarn basket with.
Hi! I’m Barney, a small, stripy bear, and I’m seeking a teddy bear (no yarn preference) for fun times and stash diving. I have a good sense of humour, am well stuffed, enjoy cuddles, stripes, hanging out in the yarn basket, long train journeys, camping, and wrapping myself in a massive duvet. I’m not so keen on hot water, washing machines or dogs.
I was created in Brighton about 6 years ago using Regia sock yarn. Sock yarn always makes a happy bear, it turns out, as we are bright, colourful and distinctive. There were a few of us in the beginning, but over the years we have all found friendship with tiny human beings and have lost touch with eachother.
I’m looking for another bear as sometimes I can get a bit lonely, now my human is older and interested in other toys. It would be nice to have a fellow bear to play with when he is asleep or no longer free to cuddle me.
The pattern used to knit me is a free vintage teddy bear pattern from Weldon’s, that my knitter found on a website a long time ago. The original blog it was on is no longer working, so if you would like to knit me a friend you can download my pattern here for free!
I look forward to seeing all the other potential bear friends!